Food & Wine


Explore the rich variety of this region and be rewarded with fantastic vineyards, exceptional restaurants, and excellent local produce, from amazing cheese to fresh fish and opulent oysters. The beautiful scenery of the NSW South Coast is home to beautiful dining experiences. 

  • Oyster farming, Batemans Bay
  • Starfish Deli, Batemans Bay

South Coast food and wine

South Coast restaurants are famous for their superb seafood. Visit the acclaimed Rick Stein at Bannisters in Mollymook for a memorable meal of exceptional quality, or experience dining by the water at The River Moruya and Zanzibar Cafe at Merimbula, or On the Pier at Batemans Bay.

South Coast oysters are highly regarded. Sample these treats at Jim Wild's Oyster Service at Greenwell Point, the Ulladulla Oyster Bar, Wheelers Oyster Farm and Restaurant, and the Pearly Oyster Bar in Batemans Bay

Seafood, Fishermans Wharf, Ulladulla

The popular Eden Smokehouse also produces many smoked seafood products, including smoked Atlantic salmon. Relax with beautiful fresh prawns, tuna and kingfish from fishermen's co-ops or local fish and chip shops.

The South Coast has a long history of dairy farming and cheesemaking. Taste gorgeous hand-made cheese at the Bodalla Dairy Shed, the ABC Cheese Factory and the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre. Meet the cheesemakers and learn about the process behind producing their beautiful hand-made cheeses.

Growers Market, Eurobodalla

Discover some more of the best local wines, cheeses, chocolates and berries, and much more, on South Coast Harvest Farmgate Trail.  

The South Coast has an excellent repuation for markets. The SAGE Farmers Market at Moruya and the Tilba Growers Market offer incredible ranges of locally grown food directly from the producers.

Culpitts Winery, South Coast

The region's premier wine-growing region is the lush green hills of the Shoalhaven. You can visit 18 vineyards and 16 cellar doors, as well as a thriving food scene in Berry, Gerroa, Nowra, Milton and Ulladulla.

Nestled in the beautiful coastal countryside setting in between Ulladulla and Milton, Cupitt's Winery is a food, wine, beer and cheese experience comprised of a family run boutique winery, Cellar Door, Restuarant, Bar, Microbrewery and Fromagerie.

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  1. ABC Cheese Factory

    The ABC Cheese Factory, home of Tilba Club cheese is located in the heritage village of Central Tilba, was established in 1891 and was the first cheese co-operative in New South Wales. Tilba Club Cheese is...

  2. Bawley Vale Estate

    Bawley Vale Estate, is a 100 acre property situated three kilometres east of beautiful Bawley Point Beach. It has plantings of 100 olive trees, over 150 various fruit trees and five different varieties of...

  3. Bega Cheese Heritage Centre

    At the Bega Cheese Heritage Centre experience and enjoy good old fashioned country hospitality.The Bega Cheese Heritage Centre is a faithful reconstruction of one of the first buildings on the Co-Op site ...

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